Nutrition Month 2018
On Saturday 28th July, Rehoboth celebrated their annual Nutrition Month celebration. The theme ‘Ugaliing magtanim, sapat na nutrisyon aanihin!’ focused our minds on how making a habit of growing your own vegetables can provide you with good nutrition.
The Nutrition Month celebration consisted of a cooking contest, poster and slogan making competition, a say-awit (song/dance) and games. The residents and staff had been divided into three groups to plan, practise and prepare for the event. Our own twist on the menu prepared was that all dishes cooked had to include eggs from our own chickens.
The day started with time working in the garden attending to our own vegetables growing there. Next was time to prepare and cook your signature dish for the judges to taste. While this was happening the poster and slogans were prepared. Once the dishes were prepared each group presented their recipe and method of making their dish, and then the judges tasted each one. After that everyone had lunch together then each group presented their say-awit and played games.
At the end of the celebration prizes were given for first, second and third place for each of the contests. Dishes prepared were Group 1 – Sweet & sour ground pork with egg; Group 2- Chili chicken adobe with egg; Group 3- Egg muffins with sausage and cheese served with fried rice and egg soup. All dishes were delicious but Group 3 won first prize. Well done everyone!